Registration for the 10th Latvian Nordic Walking Festival in Ventspils Begins

07.08.2019 - 14:22
The annual Latvian Nordic Walking Festival, taking place in Ventspils for the 10th year in a row, is approaching rapidly. This year, the festival will be held on Saturday, August 10, with a joint start at 11:00 for both 5.3km and 10km distances. As usual, fashion show will take place before the start, and this year's theme is associated with a birthday party, and participants will be welcomed to arrive in festive birthday party-related outfits that will be demonstrated 20 minutes before the sta
Registration for the 10th Latvian Nordic Walking Festival in Ventspils Begins
Anyone who has decided to participate in the Nordic walking event is invited to apply for the festival on the website in the "Registration" section, as well as on

Nordic walking with friends and colleagues is more interesting, so do not stand aside - apply your team for the festival. The largest teams will receive surprise awards.

There is no participation fee if you apply until August 9, 2019. When applying at the festival's location on August 10, participation fee will be EUR 5.00. Nordic walking at the festival will be timed, and the results will be recorded with the My Laps time control system.

The three fastest male and female Nordic walkers will be awarded in the two age groups:
Women born in 1979 and younger
Women 40+, born in 1978 and older
Men born in 1979 and younger
Men 40+, born in 1978 and older

Before the event, it will be possible to rent Nordic walking poles, learn Nordic walking technique, there will be a health alley, where you will learn a lot of interesting things about your health, how to improve it, how to strengthen it. After the competition, participants will have the opportunity to treat themselves to a strengthening soup, as well as a birthday cake after the awards ceremony.

The event is co-financed within the framework of the EU project No. "Measures of Local Society Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Ventspils", where association "Maratona klubs" provides health improvement and sports events.

See you at the Adventure Park!